Latest Plant anatomy Stories
New research from the University of Adelaide could help protect one of the world's most globally threatened tree species - the big leaf mahogany - from extinction.
Plant leaves are protected from drying out by an airtight wax layer.
Plants leaves are sealed with a gas-tight wax layer to prevent water loss.
Plant roots are fascinating plant organs – they not only anchor the plant, but are also the world's most efficient mining companies.
Plants must supply their various tissues with the carbohydrates they produce through photosynthesis in the leaves.
Multicellular organisms must have a means for cells to communicate with one another.
The discovery of a new gene is helping researchers at Michigan State University envision more-efficient molecular factories of the future.
A new technique developed by researchers at RIKEN has clarified the location and dynamics of specific metabolites in a single cell of the alga Chara australis.
- The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.